10 Most Instagrammable Spots in Cape Town

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Cape Town is a top location to take the best Instagram photos with its impressive coastline, breathtaking sunsets, and colourful streets. Here’s a list of ten most instagrammable spots in Cape Town to add to your bucket list.

Chapman’s Peak

Chapman’s Peak is renowned as one of the most scenic drives in the world. The road stretches between Hout Bay and Noordhoek and offers fantastic views of the ocean on the one side and the mountains on the other side. There are plenty of places to stop along the way to take some amazing photos.


The vibrant and colourful houses in the Malay Quarter of Bo Kaap always lure loads of instagrammers and visitors alike, with its multi-coloured backdrop of the most long-standing residential neighborhoods in the Mother City. The rainbow coloured houses and cobbled streets are characteristic with a fantastic view of Table Mountain in the background.

Aquarius Rooftop

Aquarius Luxury Suites are not only a fantastic holiday accommodation choice, but also offer a fantastic setting for taking perfect selfies and photos of exquisite sunsets with Table Mountain as a backdrop. The suites have private balconies with picture-pretty views. This location is walking distance from Blouberg Beach and various nightlife spots.

Table Mountain

Table Mountain is one of the most used hashtags on Instagram, which comes as no surprise due to the popularity of this iconic landmark. When you’re standing on the highest spot, Maclear’s Beacon, it rises 1088m above sea level. You have an amazing view that stretches as far as the eye can see over the ocean, the city and the harbour. For an even more epic experience, you can hike Tranquility Cracks, Kasteelspoort or Skeleton Gorge for more Instagram-worthy photos.

The Famous Street Art in Woodstock

The local street art is flourishing and matches the natural scenery and essence of Cape Town culture beautifully. To locate the best street art, visit Woodstock, or even Khayelitsha or Salt River.

Cape Point

With theatrical cliffs, serene beaches, two old lighthouses and wildlife, you are bound to get the best photos at Cape Point.

Muizenberg Beach

Muizenberg is a site not to be missed with its retro beach huts, immaculate white sandy beach, and vast blue ocean. It is one of the best beaches in Cape Town and is a favourite spot for surfers and holiday makers alike.

Lion’s Head

Your visit to the Mother City will not be complete without a hike up Lion’s Head. There are plenty of remarkable spots along the way where you can take the best Instagram shots. Lion’s head trail is a popular landmark in Cape Town with breath-taking views of Table Mountain.

Boulder’s Beach

There is something about Boulder’s beach that makes it truly unique – it’s home to one of the largest African Penguin colonies! With its turquoise water, striking boulders, white sands and thousands of adorable penguins, it is Instagram heaven.

Maiden Cove Tidal Pools

Situated between Camps Bay and Clifton Beaches, Maiden’s Cove is the ideal location for capturing Instagram photos with the Twelve Apostles in the background. Tucked away among rock clusters, these tidal pools provide scenic views of the ocean and mountain.


We hope you have found our suggestions for the best instagrammable spots in Cape Town helpful and that you will include at least a few of them in your itinerary the next time you are planning a visit to Cape Town.

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